South Africa in New Zealand T20I Series - 1st T20I

New Zealand v South Africa

New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)

3.3

Mills to Amla, OUT, goodness me, Martin Guptill has done a Jonty Rhodes to South Africa, Amla had played it down the ground at the bowler, who stuck a foot out. Amla decided to run but it had dribbled close to the stumps where Guptill swooped in and carried the ball along with his body weight right into the stumps with Amla out of his ground

HM Amla run out 19 (12m 15b 2x4 1x6) SR: 126.66

South Africa 24/1   RE Levi 2* (6b)   KD Mills 1.3-0-12-0

4.2

NL McCullum to Ingram, OUT, waltzes down the track and the length isn't full enough to go through with the loft over mid-off, Ingram makes no contact and Brendon McCullum is surprised by the amount of turn past the bat but eventually lays enough hand on ball to knock the bails off

CA Ingram st †BB McCullum b NL McCullum 0 (4m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

South Africa 34/2   RE Levi 12* (9b 1x4 1x6)   NL McCullum 2.2-0-9-1

5.6

Southee to Levi, OUT, this is slightly slower than usual as Southee rolls the fingers across it, it pitches on leg and Levi tries to scoop it over the long-on boundary but never gets hold of it and it settles safely in Bracewell's grasp

RE Levi c Bracewell b Southee 13 (25m 12b 1x4 1x6) SR: 108.33

South Africa 38/3   AB de Villiers 2* (7b)   TG Southee 1-0-2-1

8.6

Hira to de Villiers, OUT, brilliant by Guptill! It was full outside off and AB absolutely slammed it low to short cover, where Guptill took it cleanly and made a difficult catch look extremely simple. AB asked Guptill whether he caught it and accepted his word, but the umpires went upstairs to check. After numerous replays memorable only for their inconclusiveness, the umpires finally send AB on his way.

AB de Villiers c Guptill b Hira 8 (19m 17b 0x4 0x6) SR: 47.05

South Africa 52/4   JP Duminy 8* (8b)   RM Hira 1-0-3-1

15.2

Southee to Ontong, OUT, but Ontong is another to fall victim to brilliant fielding! This time it's Southee off his own bowling, he got a leading edge back down the pitch and Southee dived low and forward to snaffle it two-handed inches off the ground

JL Ontong c & b Southee 32 (25m 17b 0x4 4x6) SR: 188.23

South Africa 102/5   JP Duminy 25* (29b)   TG Southee 2.2-0-8-2

17.5

Southee to Duminy, OUT, Duminy top-edges the attempted hoick high into the sky and Mills at fine leg hangs back waiting for it and eventually has to dive forward and clutch it millimetres off the grass, he is relieved at hanging on

JP Duminy c Mills b Southee 41 (50m 37b 3x4 0x6) SR: 110.81

South Africa 127/6   JA Morkel 9* (7b 1x4)   TG Southee 3.5-0-26-3
Series Results
New Zealand v South Africa at Auckland - Feb 22, 2012
South Africa won by 3 runs
New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton - Feb 19, 2012
South Africa won by 8 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
New Zealand v South Africa at Wellington - Feb 17, 2012
New Zealand won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
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Feb 17, 2012

Rusty Theron hit Martin Guptill with a bouncer, New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Twenty20 international, Wellington, February 17, 2012

Rusty Theron hit Martin Guptill with a bouncer

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Feb 17, 2012

Martin Guptill dives to run out Hashim Amla, New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Twenty20 international, Wellington, February 17, 2012

Martin Guptill dives to run out Hashim Amla

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